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The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that OBB Personenverkehr, Austria's national railway, is entitled to foreign soverign immunity slightly narrowed the circumstances in which a foreign state would be subject to U.S. courts' jurisdiction. (Credit: AP)

Justices Firm Up Boundaries On US Courts In Austria Case

The U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that an Austrian state-owned railway cannot be sued in the U.S. for personal injuries abroad confirmed that there are limits to the reach of American courts, but that doesn’t mean that suits based on foreign disputes are dead in the water, experts say.

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